July 29: Names in Music

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July 29: Names in Music

Post by Lance » Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:40 pm

JULY 29

Births and Deaths
  • Born 1884: Boris V. Assafiev, music critic, died 01-27-1949
  • Died 1970: (Sir) John Barbirolli, conductor/cellist, born 12-02-1899 [husband of oboist Evelyn Rothwell]
  • Born 1898: Jules Bledsoe, baritone, died 07-14-1943
  • Born 1963: Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano
  • Died 1943: Maria Gay, contralto, born 06-13-1879
  • Born 1946: David Geringas, cellist
  • Born 1886: Apollo Granforte, baritone, died 06-11-1975 [possible birth: 07-20-1886; possible death: 06-10-1975]
  • Born 1915: Charles L. Hill, trumpeter/teacher, died 06-12-1979
  • Born 1883: Manuel Infante, composer, died 04-21-1958
  • Born 1920: Herbert Kegel, conductor, died 11-20-1990 [suicide]
  • Died 1906: Alexandre Luigini, composer, born 03-09-1850
  • Born 1846: Sophie Menter, pianist/composer, died 02-23-1918 [Liszt pupil]
  • Died 1970: Jonel Perlea, conductor, born 12-13-1900
  • Born 1887: Sigmund Romberg, composer, died 11-09-1951
  • Died 1970: Heinz Sauerbaum, tenor, born 12-16-1913
  • Born 1935: Peter Schreier, tenor/conductor
  • Died 1856: Robert Schumann, composer, born 06-08-1810 [husband of pianist/composer Clara Wieck]
  • Died 1970: Oda Slobodskaya, soprano/mezzo-soprano, born 11-28-1888 [Corlyss M. Drinkard's favourite singer]
  • Born 1646: Johann Theile, composer, died 06-24-1724
  • Born 1925: Mikis Theodorakis, composer/conductor
  • Died 1984: Fred Waring, pop music conductor, born 06-09-1900 ["Pennsylvanians"]
  • Born 1899: Ludwig Weber, bass singer, died 12-09-1974
  • Born 1942: Bernd Weikl, baritone
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